So this is something I thought I would like to do as I was browsing through my Fandango watchlist & looking for upcoming movies. I have a LOT of saved movies, so I want to share with all of you at the beginning of each month my most anticipated movies, and hopefully get some opinions from all of you about the films, tell me some of your most anticipated, and suggestions for other films! Here are my selections for the month of July.
1. Batkid Begins
You might have already heard about this story before, but Batkid Begins is the documentary about a young kid with Leukemia that decides he wants to become Batman for a day, and gets his wish. This is one of those stories that you just can’t help yourself but smile at when you hear it, and I imagine you’d feel even better when you see it. Batkid Begins will be in select theaters on select dates. To find which theater, head over to http://batkidbegins.com/index.html#tophome and click on the Theater Finder bar on the home page.
2. Paper Towns
Paper Towns feels like an inspirational movie with the comedic style of Superbad, which if done right sounds like the perfect mix to me, and this feels like it’d done right. This is the latest film adaptation based off the book written by John Green (Author of The Fault in our Stars) about a straight-by-the-book boy named Quintin and the curious, outgoing girl Margo. This seems different from the usual coming of age, maybe its because there appears to be more comedy than usual. Paper Towns comes out July 24.
The last official movie from my favorite actor of all-time, Robin Williams. Not much else really needs to be said. It doesn’t look as bad as Robots or RV quality so I’m happy!
There is a bit of controversy with this one. Initially I had interest in seeing this documentary, but then I learned that both Amy’s family does not support this film and that the director was not “originally” an Amy Winehouse fan. The second point I can get past, but her family has already released a statement saying things such as
“They feel that the film is a missed opportunity to celebrate her life and talent and that it is both misleading and contains some basic untruths. There are specific allegations made against family and management that are unfounded and unbalanced. The narrative is formed by the testimony of a narrow sample of Amy’s associates, many of whom had nothing to do with her in the last years of her life. Counter views expressed to the filmmakers did not make the final cut.” *
I still feel that there may be something to this documentary, but everyone’s free to form their own opinion. Hell, share feel free to share them with me, let’s talk about it!
There’s my list of most anticipated films for July! What’s yours? Any thoughts on these films? Let me Know! Also don’t forget to share and subscribe to The Wingfield Blog.
Thank You for Listening,
Photo Credit: Batkid Begins